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David Meadows, general manager of the Jefferson City News Tribune in Missouri died May 11 at the age of 58. more
On Thursday, May 12, Morley Piper passed away at 97 years young. more
Ron Martin, a former longtime editor of the Atlanta Journal and Atlanta Constitution who oversaw the merger of those newspapers after he edited USA Today, died Saturday, May 14, according to his family. more
Richard Wald, a longtime journalist who helped build ABC News into a powerhouse following a career in newspapers, has died. He was 92. more
Dustin Barnes, a Mississippi-raised journalist who became a USA TODAY trending editor known for his professional acumen and irrepressible joy, was found dead Wednesday, May 11, at his home in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 38. more
Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot and killed while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday. more
As of April 4, 18 journalists had been killed in Ukraine since Russia invaded, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Culture and Information Policy. more
Veteran newspaper executive Jim Wilson, who served as the publisher of Waco Tribune-Herald from 2012 until his retirement in 2020, died April 15 after a battle with cancer. He was 68. more
Jack Ronald, the former editor and publisher of The Commercial Review in Portland, Indiana, and a member of the Indiana Journalism Hall of Fame, has died at age 73. more
Joe Worley, former Tulsa World executive editor and one of the most revered and respected figures in Oklahoma journalism, died April 13 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 74. more
Even as a young press operator at The Washington Post, working amid the din of printing presses rolling at deadline, Royce Miles stood out from the crowd. He took pride in his work, and … more
Eric Boehlert, a media critic devoted to calling out right-wing misinformation through his writing at Media Matters for America, Salon, Daily Kos and most recently as the founder of the Press Run website, died Monday in a bike accident. He was 57. more
Dick Kelsey, a retired Associated Press broadcast editor who was revered as much for his humor as his hardworking nature, has died after a seven-year battle with cancer. He was 76. more
Leo Eaton, a British expatriate who built Maryland Public Television’s production portfolio with international co-productions for PBS, died March 19 from health complications related to COVID-19. He was 76. more
Dirck Halstead was best known for his work for Time magazine, United Press International and Life magazine. He covered major world events for 50 years, including the Vietnam War, President Richard Nixon’s trip to China, the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan and the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. more
A correspondent with a Russian news outlet was killed while reporting on shelling in Kyiv, her outlet said, marking at least the fifth journalist to die covering the war in Ukraine. Oksana Baulina died while filming the destruction from Russian shelling of a district within the Ukrainian capital, the Insider, an independent Russian news site, confirmed Wednesday, leading to an outpouring from other journalists who spoke of Baulina’s persistence and selflessness. more
Stephen Steed, a longtime Arkansas news reporter who built a reputation for skillful writing, fairness and empathetic interviewing over decades of work at the Arkansas Gazette, Donrey and Stephens Media and finally the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, died Sunday or early Monday at his home. more
Sierra Jenkins, a 25-year-old reporter for the Virginian Pilot, was one of two people killed when gunfire erupted outside a popular Granby Street nightspot on Saturday. more
A Monday attack on a Fox News crew reporting near the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv left two of the network's journalists dead and its correspondent severely injured, the channel said on Tuesday. more
Pierre Zakrzewski was with Fox News journalist Benjamin Hall when their vehicle was struck by incoming fire. more
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